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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

John K. Anderson

(1836 - 1892)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old militia officer in Fredericksburg, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company A, 30th Virginia Infantry on 22 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain on 28 March 1863. He was wounded again, in the side at Drewery's Bluff, VA on 16 May 1864. He was treated for pneumonia at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA in January 1865 and paroled in Richmond on 20 April 1865.

After the War

He was in various businesses in Fredericksburg, and was a salesman for a grocery and liquor wholesaler at the time of his death.

References & notes

Service and other details from Robert K. Krick's 30th Virginia Infantry (1983) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source of personal details from his obituary in the Fredericksburg Free-Lance of 23 August 1892.

Birth

02/15/1836; Fredericksburg, VA

Death

08/21/1892 Montague, VA; burial in Hundley Family Cemetery at Rose Hill, Center Cross, VA